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 By Alex Kuhn    Sports    June 23, 2018 

Hear Me Out...What if we did away with the NBA and NFL Drafts?

The NBA Draft went down Thursday night and 60 men saw their dreams come to fruition as they joined the world's best basketball league. The days leading up to the draft there was plenty of...

 
 By Alex Kuhn    Sports    June 22, 2018

Consistency at the plate the main focus for Worland Baseball

Consistency at the plate the main focus for Worland Baseball By ALEX KUHN Sports Editor WORLAND - Defense and pitching have been strong for the Worland Baseball 13U and are the team's go-to strengths...

 
 By Alex Kuhn    Sports    June 21, 2018

Worland Wildfires picking up steam

WORLAND - The season started slowly for the Worland Wildfires 16U team, but over the last couple of weeks the team has found their rhythm and have strung together strong performances. Opening the seas...

 
 By Alex Kuhn    Sports    June 19, 2018

Plan to put field 4 to use being considered

WORLAND - Field 4 at Newell Sargent Park is hardly used during the baseball and softball seasons, but that could change soon if Worland Recreation Board baseball commissioner Ken Shearer's plan is...

 
 By Alex Kuhn    Sports    June 16, 2018

Hear Me Out...Father's Day

My father, Pete Kuhn, passed away in a mining accident on Oct. 31, 2017. I know, a downer way to start the column but hang with me. This will be the first Father's Day I don't give him a call or...

 
 By Alex Kuhn    Sports    June 13, 2018

Worland Football camp set for July 23-25

WORLAND - The Worland football camp gets underway on July 23-25 at Worland High School and is open to those in grades third through 12th. The morning sessions will be for grades 3-8 at 9-11 a.m. and...

 
 By Alex Kuhn    Sports    June 9, 2018

Hear Me Out...Getting a jump on the LeBron sweepstakes

Thank goodness for the NBA. If it weren’t for the NBA, today’s column would be about the NFL and their masochist approach to solving problems. Players’ kneeling during the anthem was dead and about to be buried with other NFL controversies...

 
 By Alex Kuhn    Sports    June 8, 2018

Green Hills' new golf pro settling in

WORLAND — The Green Hills Golf Course has a new golf pro in Bill Watkins and for him the job is a dream come true. Watkins hails from California and having spent most of his life in “The Golden...

 
 By Alex Kuhn    Sports    June 7, 2018

Even with struggles, Simmons finds a way to place third

WORLAND - The JGAC (Junior Golf Alliance of Colorado) IMG Junior World qualifier tournament did not go as planned for Worland youth golfer Karsten Simmons, nonetheless, he still found the means to...

 
 By Alex Kuhn    Sports    June 5, 2018

Overcast named 3A boys soccer coach of the year

WORLAND - The awards and recognition for the Worland Warriors boys soccer team keeps coming. This time Warrior head coach Ron Overcast received the accolade by being named the 3A Boys soccer coach of...

 
 By Alex Kuhn    Sports    June 2, 2018

Hear me out...A wild week in the NBA

The NBA kicked off this week with three-straight days of headline news then had a wild Game 1 of the NBA. Sunday LeBron James made his eighth consecutive NBA Finals, Monday the Warriors showed why they're an all-time great team and Tuesday...

 
 By Alex Kuhn    Sports    June 2, 2018

13U Worland Baseball season underway

WORLAND - The season has begun for the 13U Worland baseball team and they have gotten off to a fast start. Their first two games of the season were on May 13 in Worland then on May 25-27 Worland...

 
 By Alex Kuhn    Sports    May 30, 2018

Another excellent year in the books for Ten Sleep track

TEN SLEEP - The 2018 track and field season started with a bang for the Ten Sleep Pioneers and Lady Pioneers, and it ended with a bang at the 1A State meet in Casper on May 17-19. The goal heading...

 
 By Alex Kuhn    Sports    May 29, 2018

WHS spring golf wrap-up

WORLAND - The Worland High School boys and girls golf teams and Worland Middle school club team finished their spring season on May 11 in Thermopolis, and overall it was a promising season that built...

 
 By Alex Kuhn    Sports    May 26, 2018

Simmons battles through rain-soaked weather at JGAC tournament

WORLAND - Worland youth golfer Karsten Simmons finished second in the 16-19 age division at the Junior Golf Alliance of Colorado tournament at Pelican Lakes Golf Club in Windsor, Colorado, on May...

 
 By Alex Kuhn    Sports    May 25, 2018

Four Lady Warriors and four Warriors named to 3A All-State soccer teams

WORLAND -Now that the 3A boys and girls soccer seasons are finished and champions crowned, the individual accolades will bring a close to the 2018 season. Both the Warriors and Lady Warriors are well...

 
 By Alex Kuhn    Sports    May 23, 2018

Worland Track brings home plenty of medals from state meet

Worland Track brings home plenty of medals from state meet By ALEX KUHN Sports Editor WORLAND - The early goings of the 2018 track and field season were spoiled by weather, and in a fitting measure...

 
 By Alex Kuhn    Sports    May 22, 2018

Getting it done

JACKSON - Before the 3A State boys soccer championship match Worland Warriors coach Ron Overcast laid it out plainly for his team, "I talked with them and said we've knocked on the door of this title...

 
 By Alex Kuhn    Sports    May 19, 2018

Lady Warriors advance to third-straight 3A title match

JACKSON - Even with the Rawlins Lady Outlaws putting on added defensive pressure, the Worland Lady Warriors found a way to win their semifinal match and advance to their third-straight 3A Girls state...

 
 By Alex Kuhn    Sports    May 19, 2018

Hear me out...Some good news just can't wait

I like to take a break from the column during the postseasons for the fall, winter and spring high school sports but on special occasions like what happened this week, a column is needed. For most of us, whether you’re a Republican, Democrat or...

 
 By Alex Kuhn    Sports    May 18, 2018

Warriors survive scare vs. Torrington, advance to 3A State soccer semifinals

JACKSON - The postseason is a different animal and it did not take long for the Worland Warriors to figure that out during their hard-fought 3-2, 5-4 shootout win over the Torrington Trailblazers in t...

 
 By Alex Kuhn    Sports    May 17, 2018

Worland and Ten Sleep track ready for final meet of 2018

WORLAND - The track and field season comes to an end this weekend at Kelly Walsh High School in Casper, and beginning today athletes from both Ten Sleep and Worland are looking to get on the podium an...

 
 By Alex Kuhn    Sports    May 16, 2018

No. 1 Warriors and No. 2 Lady Warriors have their eyes on 3A titles

WORLAND - The 3A State boys and girls soccer tournaments begin tomorrow morning in Jackson at Jackson High School. Both Worland programs are highly ranked and are among favorites to be the final team...

 
 By Alex Kuhn    Sports    May 15, 2018

Worland Track has a strong showing in rain-soaked 3A East regional meet

DOUGLAS - The rain at the 3A East regional meet in Douglas did not slow the Worland High School track and field team. Instead, the Warriors and Lady Warriors battled through the poor weather and...

 
 By Alex Kuhn    Sports    May 12, 2018

Simmons picks up first tournament win in 2018

WORLAND - After finishing in the top three for the first handful of tournaments, Worland youth golfer Karsten Simmons picked up his first win of the season in the 15-19 age division at the Northern...

 

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